Homework

Homework Questions? Ask a Tutor for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,

Get an Answer ASAP!

Homework# Consumer Math

1. Mary Palm's checking account had...

1. Mary Palm's checking account had a starting balance of $785.63. She wrote a check for $57.00 for groceries and a check for $125.00 for a car payment. Yesterday she deposited $57.25 in her checking account. What is Mary's current balance?

A. $796.38

B. $660.88

C. $603.63

D. $554.26

2. Carlos Martin received a statement from his bank showing a balance of $56.75 as of March 15th. His checkbook shows a balance of $87.37 as of March 20. The bank returned all the cancelled checks but two. One check was for $5.00 and the other was for $13.25. How much did Carlos deposit in his account between the March 15 and the March 20?

A. $11.22

B. $48.87

C. $125.87

D. $162.37

3. Glenn Andrews recently bought a new motorbike for $3,950. If he had to pay 6 percent sales tax on the bike, what was the total cost of the bike?

A. $4,187

B. $4,010

C. $3,713

D. $2,370

4. Alice Correa bought three yards of cloth to make a dress. The cloth was on sale for $1.93 per yard. How much did Alice pay for the cloth if the sales tax was 5 percent?

A. $2.02

B. $5.79

C. $5.82

D. $6.08

5. Mary Stevens earns $6 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time on holidays. Last week she worked 40 hours of regular time, 6 1/2 hours of overtime, and 8 hours of holiday time. How much did she earn?

A. $74.37

B. $140.00

C. $190.75

D. $394.50

6. XXXXX XXXXX sells suits in a major department store on weekends. He earns a commission of 5 percent on the first ten suits, and if he sells more than ten, he earns an additional 3 percent on the additional suits. Last weekend Juan sold thirteen $250 suits. What was his commission?

A. $147.50

B. $185.00

C. $210.40

D. $260.00

7. Phil Smith is a car salesman. Last week his total sales amounted to $27,650.00, and he received $1,382.50 in commission. What is his rate of commission?

A. 23 percent

B. 17 percent

C. 5 percent

D. 4.8 percent

8. The tax rate on Harriet Walker's $80,000 vacation home is 20 mills. The property is assessed at full value. How much will Harriet Walker pay in taxes this year?

A. $2,000

B. $1600

C. $640

D. $440

9. From net earnings of $740 per month, Ginger Elliott must spend $200 for her portion of the rent on an apartment she shares with two friends. What percent of her net income is her rent payment?

A. 27 percent

B. 32 percent

C. 38 percent

D. 73 percent

10. XXXXX XXXXX makes $9.75 an hour. He works four hours on Monday, six hours on Tuesday, five hours on Wednesday, five hours on Thursday, and seven hours on Friday. What is his gross pay?

A. $132.70

B. $174.20

C. $263.25

D. $269.98

11. Victor Malaba has a net income of $1240 per month. If he spends $150 on food, $244 on a car payment, $300 on rent, and $50 on savings, what percent of his net income can he spend on other things?

A. 300 percent

B. 64 percent

C. 43 percent

D. 40 percent

12. John and Mary Billings own a condominium with an assessed value of $110,000. If the tax rate is 25 mills per $1.00 of assessed valuation, how much tax do they pay?

A. $2,750

B. $1,840

C. $1,420

D. $1,200

13. Moneys taken out of a salary for such things as taxes, medical insurance, and retirement funds are called

A. contributions.

B. commissions.

C. deductions.

D. exemptions.

14. The gross income of Ginger Hughes is $215 per week. Her deductions are: $15.16, FICA tax; $29.33, income tax; 2% state tax; 1% city tax; and 3% retirement fund. What is her net income?

A. $57.39

B. $157.61

C. $170.51

D. $202.10

15. Henry Devine bought a new dishwasher for $320. He paid $20 down and made 10 monthly payments of $34. What actual yearly interest rate did Henry pay?

A. 14.55

B. 29.09

C. 34.38

D. 68.75

16. The letter of application is intended to

A. find out what the prospective employer has to offer.

B. remind the prospective employer of your recent interview.

C. outline your value to a prospective employer.

D. accompany your portfolio.

17. Suppose your bank honors a check for which you don't have sufficient funds in your checking account. This action means that you've arranged beforehand for a/an

A. overdraft loan.

B. personal loan.

C. mortgage loan.

D. installment loan.

18. What is the reading in kwhr of the electric meter shown in the exam figure below?

A. 0631

B. 1641

C. 1732

D. 9742

19. Jim paddles from one shore of a lake three miles wide at 4 mph, and John paddles from the opposite shore at 5 mph. How long will they travel before they meet?

A. 20 minutes

B. 27 minutes

C. 1 hour, 24 minutes

D. 3 hours

20. If three bags of birdseed cost $14.16, how much will 14 bags cost?

A. $30.34

B. $33.71

C. $66.08

D. $70.80

A. $796.38

B. $660.88

C. $603.63

D. $554.26

2. Carlos Martin received a statement from his bank showing a balance of $56.75 as of March 15th. His checkbook shows a balance of $87.37 as of March 20. The bank returned all the cancelled checks but two. One check was for $5.00 and the other was for $13.25. How much did Carlos deposit in his account between the March 15 and the March 20?

A. $11.22

B. $48.87

C. $125.87

D. $162.37

3. Glenn Andrews recently bought a new motorbike for $3,950. If he had to pay 6 percent sales tax on the bike, what was the total cost of the bike?

A. $4,187

B. $4,010

C. $3,713

D. $2,370

4. Alice Correa bought three yards of cloth to make a dress. The cloth was on sale for $1.93 per yard. How much did Alice pay for the cloth if the sales tax was 5 percent?

A. $2.02

B. $5.79

C. $5.82

D. $6.08

5. Mary Stevens earns $6 an hour at her job and is entitled to time-and-a-half for overtime, and double time on holidays. Last week she worked 40 hours of regular time, 6 1/2 hours of overtime, and 8 hours of holiday time. How much did she earn?

A. $74.37

B. $140.00

C. $190.75

D. $394.50

6. XXXXX XXXXX sells suits in a major department store on weekends. He earns a commission of 5 percent on the first ten suits, and if he sells more than ten, he earns an additional 3 percent on the additional suits. Last weekend Juan sold thirteen $250 suits. What was his commission?

A. $147.50

B. $185.00

C. $210.40

D. $260.00

7. Phil Smith is a car salesman. Last week his total sales amounted to $27,650.00, and he received $1,382.50 in commission. What is his rate of commission?

A. 23 percent

B. 17 percent

C. 5 percent

D. 4.8 percent

8. The tax rate on Harriet Walker's $80,000 vacation home is 20 mills. The property is assessed at full value. How much will Harriet Walker pay in taxes this year?

A. $2,000

B. $1600

C. $640

D. $440

9. From net earnings of $740 per month, Ginger Elliott must spend $200 for her portion of the rent on an apartment she shares with two friends. What percent of her net income is her rent payment?

A. 27 percent

B. 32 percent

C. 38 percent

D. 73 percent

10. XXXXX XXXXX makes $9.75 an hour. He works four hours on Monday, six hours on Tuesday, five hours on Wednesday, five hours on Thursday, and seven hours on Friday. What is his gross pay?

A. $132.70

B. $174.20

C. $263.25

D. $269.98

11. Victor Malaba has a net income of $1240 per month. If he spends $150 on food, $244 on a car payment, $300 on rent, and $50 on savings, what percent of his net income can he spend on other things?

A. 300 percent

B. 64 percent

C. 43 percent

D. 40 percent

12. John and Mary Billings own a condominium with an assessed value of $110,000. If the tax rate is 25 mills per $1.00 of assessed valuation, how much tax do they pay?

A. $2,750

B. $1,840

C. $1,420

D. $1,200

13. Moneys taken out of a salary for such things as taxes, medical insurance, and retirement funds are called

A. contributions.

B. commissions.

C. deductions.

D. exemptions.

14. The gross income of Ginger Hughes is $215 per week. Her deductions are: $15.16, FICA tax; $29.33, income tax; 2% state tax; 1% city tax; and 3% retirement fund. What is her net income?

A. $57.39

B. $157.61

C. $170.51

D. $202.10

15. Henry Devine bought a new dishwasher for $320. He paid $20 down and made 10 monthly payments of $34. What actual yearly interest rate did Henry pay?

A. 14.55

B. 29.09

C. 34.38

D. 68.75

16. The letter of application is intended to

A. find out what the prospective employer has to offer.

B. remind the prospective employer of your recent interview.

C. outline your value to a prospective employer.

D. accompany your portfolio.

17. Suppose your bank honors a check for which you don't have sufficient funds in your checking account. This action means that you've arranged beforehand for a/an

A. overdraft loan.

B. personal loan.

C. mortgage loan.

D. installment loan.

18. What is the reading in kwhr of the electric meter shown in the exam figure below?

A. 0631

B. 1641

C. 1732

D. 9742

19. Jim paddles from one shore of a lake three miles wide at 4 mph, and John paddles from the opposite shore at 5 mph. How long will they travel before they meet?

A. 20 minutes

B. 27 minutes

C. 1 hour, 24 minutes

D. 3 hours

20. If three bags of birdseed cost $14.16, how much will 14 bags cost?

A. $30.34

B. $33.71

C. $66.08

D. $70.80

Show More

Show Less

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

- Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
- Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
- 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.

JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.

Web sites like justanswer.com/legal

...leave nothing to chance.

...leave nothing to chance.

Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.

Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.

I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

Hesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

Kernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

Woodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

Elkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

Dallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

LogicPro

Engineer

5,731 satisfied customers

Expert in Java C++ C C# VB Javascript Design SQL HTML

Manal Elkhoshkhany

Tutor

4,551 satisfied customers

More than 5000 online tutoring sessions.

Linda_us

Finance, Accounts & Homework Tutor

3,138 satisfied customers

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA)

Chris M.

M.S.W. Social Work

2,636 satisfied customers

Master's Degree, strong math and writing skills, experience in one-on-one tutoring (college English)

F. Naz

Chartered Accountant

2,161 satisfied customers

Experience with chartered accountancy

Bizhelp

CPA

1,887 satisfied customers

Bachelors Degree and CPA with Accounting work experience

Seanna

Tutor

1,781 satisfied customers

3,000+ satisfied customers, all topics, A+ work

< Previous | Next >

Related Homework Questions

Exam Number: 584002RR I need all t he questions answered in

Exam Number: 584002RR I need all t he questions answered in excel in this pdf file now! Asap!… read more

How do you differentiate between an expression and an

How do you differentiate between an expression and an equation? Provide an example of each, where the two are either related to or similar to each other. … read more

For LogicPro only. need help with this debugging to input it

For LogicPro only.need help with this debugging to input it into raptor// A high school is holding a recycling competition // This program allows a user to enter a student's // year in school (1 throu… read more

I need the answer key to penn american literature, 986174RR

I need the answer key to penn foster american literature, 986174RR 986175RR 986176RR 986177RR 986178RR … read more

For LogicPro only * Reading data strings from a file *

For LogicPro only* Reading data strings from a file * Convert from int based container to templates or generics based * Accommodate dynamic resizing using this algorithm: 1. Starting with a dynamic si… read more

Question 1 of 20: Select the best answer for the question.

Question 1 of 20 : Select the best answer for the question. 1. For what type of document would you use the landscape page orientation? A. Three-column brochure B. Business letter C. Legal contract D. … read more

5 - 5 x 5 +5. What is the answer to 5 - 5 x 5 + 5? Only that

no, only that two people using order of operations keeps getting different answers… read more

Only for F.Naz Tutor. Kindly help with a research report,

Only for F.Naz Tutor.Kindly help with a research report, the links is http://www.mediafire.com/file/bmcea6dt278nw8w/report.txt… read more

If I did not look at the description which says 4 cpu cores

if I did not look at the description which says 4 cpu cores and 6 gpu core to make TEN I wonder if you can bundle the two to make an advertisement that says 10 core I also have others in the same fiel… read more

1. You've formatted the first paragraph of a document. What

1. You've formatted the first paragraph of a document. What button can you use to apply the formatting from the first paragraph to the next paragraph in the document? A. Cut B. Paste C. Copy D. Format… read more

Below is the Sketch of the improved parking lot from 36

Below is the Sketch of the improved parking lot from 36 available parking spaces to 51 total parking spaces with 15 newly added parking spaces. The design was 4 rows were made from previously 3 rows. … read more

Question 3 of 20: Select the best answer for the question.

Question 3 of 20 : Select the best answer for the question. 3. Circular errors are caused by adding the cell name of a/an _______ cell to a formula. A. adjacent B. absolute C. active D. relativeQuesti… read more

Are u able to help me do this question in raptor The Dash

are u able to help me do this question in raptorThe Dash Cell Phone Company charges customers a basic rate of $5 per month to send text messages. Additional rates are as follows: l The first 60 messag… read more

I need to do a research project for school. I want to see if

I need to do a research project for school. I want to see if motor proteins will carry their cargo to its destination under different conditions; different drugs. If they do in what condition is the c… read more

I am attempting to do a netbeans java assignment and need

I am attempting to do a netbeans java assignment and need help implementing the overridden method… read more

This assignment is due by next Tuesday by midnight. Is this

Hello David! This assignment is due by next Tuesday by midnight. Is this a good amount of time for you?Complete the following questions in an MS Word Document in APA format. Double space your work and… read more

NOTE: This question is a homework given by the same

NOTE: This question is a homework given by the same professor. It does not violate any honor code because same question is repeatedly asked different students. DO NOT FLAGCase Study #1: Technology & P… read more

Exam Number: 584001RR Lesson Name: Microsoft Word 2016 1.

Exam Number: 584001RR Lesson Name: Microsoft Word 2016 1. Add a _______ to manually force text from one page to the next page. A. header B. blank page C. footer D. page break2. Tab stops are very usef… read more

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.